Church Bulletin

Willkommen zum PfingstGottesdienst

15. Mai 2016 - 9.00 Uhr morgens



»Und es erschienen ihnen Zungen, zerteilt wie von Feuer; und er setzte sich auf einen jeden von ihnen, und sie wurden alle erfüllt von dem Heiligen Geist...« Apost. 2, 3-4



Präludium ~ Eastman Male Choir

O Be Joyful

Lord, Listen to your Children

No Tears in Heaven


Begrüßung und Einleitung


GM 41 Kommt Stimmt in unser Loblied ein

GM 53 Kommt, stimmet alle jubelnd ein



Allgemeine Bekanntmachungen & Gebet

Kollekte ~ Eastman Male Choir

Ich bete an die Macht der Liebe

Mein Gott, ich bin entshieden


Gottes Wort


Eastman Male Choir

I Want Jesus to Walk with Me

Bibeltext – Apostelgeschichte 2

Predigt – Das Pfingstwunder!




Schlusslied – GM 288 Komm, Heiliger Geist



Gottesdienstleitung ~ Jac Harder

Botschaft ~ Fernando Hiebert

Versammlungslieder ~ Isbrand Fehr

Kindergeschichte ~ Amalie Hiebert

Klavier ~ Jennifer Hiebert

Eastman Male Choir ~ Dirigent Ed Hildebrand,
Chorbegleiterin: Margaret Dyck

Hauptordner ~ Bryan Giesbrecht

Multimedia ~ Jason Rempel

Tontechniker ~ Gerald Harder

Welcome Centre ~ Jacob & Revita Schroeder


Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11:00 a.m.

Theme: Book of Acts



Gathering As God’s People

Prelude ~ O Be Joyful

Lord, Listen to your Children Praying

Call to Worship & Prayer

Congregational Singing

HWB 25 Jesus, stand among us

HWB 29 Like the murmur of the dove’s song



Congregational Life and Prayer

Offering ~ Holy, Holy, Holy

No Tears in Heaven


Proclaiming God’s Word

Children’s Story

Worship Music ~ Shall We Gather at the River

I Want Jesus to Walk With Me

Scripture Reading ~ Acts 2:1-4

Sermon ~ The Power of Fire


Responding To God’s Word


Closing Song ~ HWB 301 Joys are flowing like a river




Multimedia ~ Jason Rempel

Organist ~ Karen Peters

PA ~ Gerald Harder

Pianist ~ Julie Sidorchuk

Postlude ~ Kim Sidorchuk

Prelude/Worship Music/Offertory ~ Eastman Male Choir,

Director Ed Hildebrand, Accompanist Margarete Dyck

Song Leaders ~ Leona Hildebrand, Ron Dick,
Federic Hiebert, Val Peters

Sermon/Children’s Story ~ Randy Hildebrand

Worship Leader ~ Heiko Giesbrecht

Head Usher ~ Bryan Giesbrecht

Welcome Centre ~ Jacob & Revita Schroeder


Scripture Reading for this week is Acts 9.


Please pray for:

s  Delores Tourond, Corny Nikkel, Peter Janzen and Anne Unger in Bethesda Hospital

s  Peter Dyck in Vita Hospital

s  Dave Giesbrecht in St. Boniface Hospital

s  Lena Martens who had breast cancer surgery Fri. May 13, at Seven Oaks Hospital in Winnipeg

s  George Rempel as he is receiving palliative care at home

s  Pray for our Missionaries:

Ryan Dueck – Winnipeg
Rachel Klassen – Germany

Ashley Reimer – Steinbach

Fredy & Rowena Hiebert - Bolivia

“Dave Giesbrecht is recovering from open heart surgery. Let’s praise God for his love and mercy.” Dave & Katie Giesbrecht

“I’d just like to give the church an update on how I’m doing: I’m feeling better and the cancer spots have shrunk again and we are so grateful to God and the church. We especially appreciate all the prayers and love we have received.” Erna & Peter Schroeder

God’s blessings on Henry Peters who will celebrate his birthday on May 19th.



Today Pastor Randy and a group from SMC will be leading the worship service at Bethesda Place.

The 2016 Telephone Directory can be found in your mailbox. Extra copies can be picked up at the Welcome Centre. If you’d like to be on our mass email list, please contact the church office at

The Rejoice Daily Devotional is up for renewal. Please check your mailbox for more information. If you’re interested in starting a new subscription, please go to the Welcome Centre for more info.

Gym Comm. Contact: Isbrand Fehr  

Volunteer Driver Contact: Erdman & Eva Penner  



Today, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Family Volleyball  

Mon. May 16, 6:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball 

Tues. May 17, 6:00 p.m.  Sunbeams Windup at Helen & Ben Funk’s home.  Wiener roast, some singing and fun.  Husbands are invited.  Please bring lawn chairs.  
7:00 p.m. Women’s Volleyball

Wed. May 18, 9:00 a.m. SMC Anniversary Book Meeting in MPR
7:00 p.m. German Choir Rehearsal in MPR

Thurs. May 19, 5:30 p.m. Baptism Class



May 27-29, Deutsche Kanu-Verbindung

May 28, 7:00 p.m. Arkbuilders

May 29, 2:15 p.m. Annual Texas Scramble golf Tournament at Quarry Oaks. Sign-up sheet at the Welcome Centre. For more info contact Elmer Kehler.

June 1, 6:00 p.m. Sunday School teacher/helper “THANK YOU!” pizza party at AD Penner Park! J Spouses and children invited. Please RSVP to Jennifer by May 29.   


Nurture Schedule

College & Career – May 17, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Event

Jr. Youth – Next Event is Wed. May 25th

Sr. Youth - Thurs. May 19, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Bible Study


SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Preschool (Age 2–Kindergarten) – Kitchenette

School-Age (Gr. 1-12) – Upstairs


  • College & Career with Jer Janzen - Room # 211
  • Young Adults with Ed Peters -  Room # 217
  • Bible Study in Room # 109
  • Current Issues in MPR
  • Informal visiting with coffee, maté, and tereré in gym



May 8 - 14, 2016

Our Giving: $5,679.95



 Mennonite Disaster Service continues to monitor the Fort McMurray fire situation. We are currently waiting for the opportunity to go in to Fort McMurray to assess how we can be involved in the clean-up, repair, and rebuilding response. Donations can be made to “MDS” by cheque, online, or by phoning in with your credit card information. Our contact info is 6A – 1325 Markham Rd, Winnipeg, MB, R3T4J6, phone: 1-866 261-1274. We are thankful for the care and concern of the many who have prayed, called MDS for more information and donated.



Mennonite Heritage Village is looking for volunteers for the summer. For more info about volunteering call Nia Rogers or Jaycia Koop at 204-326-9661 Ext: 225. 

May 15, 3:00 p.m. Faith & Life Women’s Chorus 20th Anniversary Concert at Bethel Mennonite Church in Wpg.

May 17, 7:00 p.m. Elvis for Ecuador Concert at SRSS for the Ecuadorean Earthquake Relief. See poster for details.

May 27-28, “Caring Cross-Culturally: Essentials for Third Culture Support” at Fort Garry MB Church on Friday (5 to 9 pm) and at Providence University College and Seminary on Saturday (8 am to 5 pm). See poster in lobby for details.

May 27 – 29, Roseau River Bible Camp’s Family Camp with great food, fellowship, horses, rafting and swimming. Speaker: Mark Funk. Call 204-427-2445 for more info.



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Please send all material/requests by Thursday 5:00 p.m.  



Steinbach Mennonite Church is faithfully following Christ in worship and service by making disciples, building community and reaching out to the world.


Welcome Visitors

Thank you for worshipping with us this morning. If you are visiting with us, we welcome you and would like to get to know you. We invite you to introduce yourself to us at the Welcome Centre. Some basic information about our church is available to you there.



Steinbach Bible College invites applications for the director of the IGNITE vocal ensemble. The candidate will lead 10-12 vocalists and musicians in contemporary Christian and gospel music for Sunday church worship services. If you or someone you know fits this description, please contact Terry Hiebert, Academic Dean at For more details see the website.


MC Canada Bulletin  Announcements for Sunday, May 15, 2016:    

·         Today is the last day to receive the early bird discount! Register before midnight on May 15 to get discounted rates for Assembly 2016 in Saskatoon, July 6-10:

·         The fine folks in Saskatoon have created this fun Welcome to Saskatoon video just for you! They invite you to Assembly 2016, whether you are a delegate or not, to enjoy Saskatchewan hospitality at its finest under the theme God~Faith~People:

·        Featured prayer request from the wider church (to receive regular prayer requests, subscribe to PrayerNet at: The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) and Mennonite Church Canada have partnered to produce a new book: Why Treaties Matter: An Inter-religious Dialogue on Land and Life Together (working title). Pray for co-editors Darren Courchene, Research Coordinator for the TRCM, and Steve Heinrichs, Mennonite Church Canada Director, Indigenous Relations, as the process begins.

·         Learn how to accompany people on their spiritual journeys and guide them to deeper faith in God through the Spiritual Guidance Seminar at AMBS! Offered biennially, this supervised program is for pastors and other leaders who want to become spiritual guides. Meets on campus 5 times August through May.

·         Early registration is open for Deep Faith, Anabaptist Formation for All Ages at AMBS, Oct. 6-8. Visit for details.

Canadian Mennonite University Events and Opportunities for Church Bulletins



1.      CMU’s Community School of Music and the Arts celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a recital featuring vocal jazz,  piano quartet and duo, guitar solo and duo, string trio, vocal duet and more. The event takes place on Sunday, May 15 at 2:30 PM in the Great Hall, 500 Shaftesbury. Admission free. Reception to follow. All are welcome.


2.      "Dinner With Ted 3" –  Alumni chicken fingers and fries dinner. June 3 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM | CMU Dining Hall | 600 Shaftesbury Blvd. Alumni are invited to come to eat chicken fingers and fries! This is a free event. Please consider bringing a donation in support of the Annie Janzen Bursary, which helps international students study at CMU. RSVP by 5 PM on Friday, May 27 by emailing Aaron at If you have a significant other and/or kids, they are welcome to come! Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be available.


3.      Come and delve into the intersection of Arts and Peacebuilding with Dessa Quesada-Palm at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding, June 20-24, 2016. For more information, go to or email


4.      Ignite your Passion at CMU Blazers Summer Sports Camps 2016! Try out two of Canada’s fastest-growing sports at Junior soccer (grades 5-8) and Youth ultimate frisbee (grades 7-10) camps August 22-26. For more camps and details visit, phone 204.487.3300, or email

SpringFest 2016 - MCC's annual SpringFest is coming up on the weekend of May 27-29. Join us at 134 Plaza Dr in Winnipeg for the quilt show and sale, plant sale, walkathon and BBQ lunch--all raising funds to support MCC partners in Uganda and South Sudan. More details are available at or by calling 204-261-6381.

MCC Manitoba Annual General Meeting - MCC Manitoba's AGM will be held on Friday, June 10, 7 - 9:30 pm at Heartland Community Church in Landmark. Join us to hear about developments in our program work and plans as well as a keynote address focused on how MCC responds to disasters today. Member congregations may appoint one voting delegate per every 50 members but anyone is invited to attend. For more information and to register delegates for this meeting, please visit or contact Nikki Hamm by e-mail,, or phone at 204-261-6381.  



“Steinbach Mennonite Church is faithfully following Christ in worship and service by making disciples, building community and reaching out to the world.”

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